Gangs in Philippines

Other Research
on the Phillipines

neither Peace nor War

CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN ORGANISED ARMED VIOENCE IN THE PHILLIPINES: CONTEXTUALISATION, PERSONAL HISTORIES, AND POLICY OPTIONS

This chapter focuses on civilian vigilante groups, known as Civilian Volunteer Organizationss (CVOs), that are being used as private armies by local politicians and powerful traditional leaders in Maguindanao province, Phillipines.

 

by Agnes Zenaida V. Camacho, Marco P. Puzon and Yasmin Patrice Ortiga, University of the Phillipines, Center for Integrative and Development Studies, Psychosocial Trauma and Human Rights Program

Report on children in organized violence in the Phillipines

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from the Report